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 The HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration (HAHSTA) is the core District government agency to prevent HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases, hepatitis, and tuberculosis, to reduce transmission of the diseases and provide care and treatment to persons with the diseases. The Senior Deputy Director of HAHSTA, Dr. Gregory Pappas, MD, PhDis pleased to offer the Senior Deputy Director Lecture Series as a resource and service to the staff of HAHSTA and the greater community of Washington, D.C. The speakers of the lecture series consist of researchers, experts, public health professionals who are available to share their expertise on a wide range of topics of HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases, hepatitis, and tuberculosis.
 
To receive regular notifications of our upcoming lectures, which are free and open to the public, please send an e-mail to eric.pope@dc.gov.  
 
 

Upcoming Lectures

 

 

Impact Evaluation of a Policy Intervention for HIV Prevention

Date: TBA

Monica S. Ruiz, PhD, MPH

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Prevention and Community Health and The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.

 
  
Past Lectures
 
 

12:00PM-1:00PM; May 9, 2013

HCV Update: Epidemiology, Testing, Linking to Care and Treatment

Dawn Fishbein MD, MS

Assistant Professor, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC

 
April 25, 2013; 12:00PM-1:00PM
Sexual Acquisition and Transmission of HIV Cooperative Agreement Program
Martin Y. Iguchi, PhD
Dean, the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies
 

April 18, 2013; 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Hepatitis C Screening Guidelines and Program and Policy-related Issues

Mr. Chris Taylor

Associate Director, Viral Hepatitis for the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

 

March 21, 2013; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

How HIV Impacts Women’s Lives: Findings form Women's Intra-Agency HIV Study (WIHS)

Mary Young, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, Department of Medicine; Director, HIV Women’s Program Women’s Interagency HIV Study Project Chair, Institutional Review Board, Georgetown Universit

 

January 24, 2013; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

ECHPP (Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning) Activities: Findings from Analyses of Surveillance Data, Cost Effectiveness, and Qualitative Studies in DC

Amanda D. Castel, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University

James Peterson, PhD

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University

Ms. Jennifer Skillicorn, MPH

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University

Ms. Sarah Willis, MPH

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University

Mr. John Wedeles, MPH

Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University

 

January 17, 2013; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Career Fair: Discover Your Career Interests, Gain Experience, and Seek for Full-time, Part Time Educational Opportunities

Gregory Pappas, MD, PhD

Senior Deputy Director, HAHSTA, DC Department of Health

Jeff Collmann, PhD

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University Medical Center

 
August 30, 2012; 12:00PM-1:00PM

Dynamics of Demographic, Housing, and Economic Shifts in Washington DC and the Metropolitan Area

Mr. Peter A. Tatian

Senior Research Associate in the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center

 

July 10, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

An Ethnographic View – The Syndemic of HIV, Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Engaging in Care in the District of Columbia

James Peterson, EdD, MHS
Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University; Community Research Coordinator, DC D-CFAR Community Advisory Board

 

June 22, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM 

Internsifying HIV Prevention in Communities Where HIV is Most Heavily Concentrated

David R. Holtgrave, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Health, Behavior and Society,  Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

 

June 6, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM 

HIV Stigma, Its Negative Influence, and Best Practices in Reducing Stigma

Sohail R. Rana, MD

Director of Community Outreach and Education, Director of Pediatric Hematology/HIV Services, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Howard University

Anne Stangl, PhD, MPH

Secretariat Director, Stigma Action Network; Behavioral Scientist, the International Center for Research on Women

 

May 30, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

How HIV Care is Organized on the "Other Side of the River"?

David Wheeler, MD

Medical Director, INOVA Juniper program (an HIV treatment program for adults and adolescents in Northern Virginia) and Clinical Associate Professor, Georgetown University and Virginia Commonwealth University

 
May 14; 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Health Benefit Exchange Update
Dr. Jennifer B. Campbell-Fitzgerald
Director of the Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration, District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance

 

May 9, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Socialization, Sexuality, Susceptibility, Separation – Older African American Women in DC's HIV Epidemic: Is There an Imagined Exclusion?

Ama R. Saran, MSW, PhD

Senior Fellow, Morgan State University National Center for Health Behavioral Change

 

April 4, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

What Works and Why, Despite Successful Programs, HIV Incidence Hasn't Gone Down

Rick Zimmerman, PhD

Professor and Chair of the Department of Global and Community Health at George Mason University

 

March 1, 2012; 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Jennifer Fuld, MA, PhD
Candidate in Sociology, the Coordinator Program Collaboration and Service Integration (PCSI), the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

 

February 7, 2012; 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Public Policy and the Social and Spatial Diffusion of Multidrug Resistant HIV

Rodrick Wallace, PhD

Research Scientist, Division of Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University

 

February 2, 2012, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Patient A and Patient B

Anthony Amoroso, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Section Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Baltimore VA Hospital, the Director of Transplant Infectious Disease, University of Maryland Medical Center

 

January 17, 2012, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

An Interdisciplinary Problem Solving Framework to Facilitate Linkage to HIV Care

Bethany Wilfert, MPH, MSW

George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in Saint Louis

 

December 14, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Clinical discussion and approach to treating HIV resistance

Maya Bryant, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine Howard University

Approach to treatment adherence and implications for drug resistance: What’s the big deal?

Monika N. Daftary, PharmD, AAHIVE

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy Howard University

 

October 12, 2011, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

A Holistic Approach to HIV Treatment: The Jacques Initiative Changing Lives, Engaging Community

Derek E Spencer, MS CRNP

Executive Director, the JACQUES Initiative

Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

September 21, 2011, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Approaches and Models in Optimizing HIV/AIDS Resources in the United States

Damber Gurung, PhD

HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration, D.C. Department of Health

 

September 7, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Criminal Justice, Coercive Mobility, and Race Disparities in HIV/AIDS

Kim M. Blankenship, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Director, Center on Health, Risk and Society of American University

 

August 3, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Mental Health: The Emerging Challenge of the HAART Era

Suad Kapetanovic, MD
Associate Clinical Director, Division of Intramural Research Programs, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

 
July 20, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
July 6, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Rebecca Vargas-Jackson, MD
Director, Education & Training, National Minority AIDS Education & Training Center Howard University College of Medicine

 
June 22, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Joshua G. Rosenberger, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University and Research Scientist, Indiana University School of Medicine, Section of Adolescent Medicine and Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion

 
June 15, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Data Analysis and Management for HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Prevention, Care, Treatment Program

Heather Young, PhD, MPH, CHES
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University

 
May 31, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Gregorio Millett, MPH

Senior Policy Advisor, the Office of National AIDS Policy

 
April 27, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Yujiang Jia, MD, DrPH
HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration (HAHSTA), Government of The District of Columbia, Department of Health

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